Shop Assistant - Harrogate
Hours: 17 hours per week - including weekends (x2 positions available)
Contract type: Fixed Term (6 months)
Salary: Total salary of GBP 6,630 per annum for 17 hours per week (FTE GBP 13,650 per annum)
About the role
We are looking for two shop assistants to join our friendly team in Harrogate on a fixed term basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills in retail, and join the world's largest humanitarian network.
In this hands-on role, you will work with a team of dedicated staff and inspiring volunteers to maximise sales and increase profitability. In return you will receive a competitive salary, and the knowledge that you are helping to make a difference to vulnerable people in crisis.
About the team
You will work closely with the Shop Manager, shop staff and volunteers, and other Red Cross personnel, cascading information as required and working collaboratively to ensure targets and objectives are successfully met.
Together, you will help present an excellent image of the British Red Cross, maintaining a customer focussed shop. Working on the shop floor, you will be the first point of contact for our customers, and will be responsible for sorting stock and preparing items for display, operating the till and cash handling.
About the person
We are keen to hear from candidates who have a proven track record in the below experience coupled with a desire to deliver an excellent level of customer service
- Previous experience working in a retail environment
- Experience of relating to a wide variety of customers and people
- Experience with cash handling and reconciliation
- Experience of using initiative for positive results
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 20th February 2018
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) - pro rata for part time staff
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.
The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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